Threat Encyclopedia

ELF_HACKTOP.A

Publish date: August 03, 2016

ANALYSIS BY

Jennifer Gumban


ALIASES:

Linux/Hacktop (ESET-NOD32)

PLATFORM:

Windows

OVERALL RISK RATING:
DAMAGE POTENTIAL:
DISTRIBUTION POTENTIAL:
REPORTED INFECTION:
INFORMATION EXPOSURE:

  • Threat Type:Trojan

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted:

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW


This Trojan arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites. It arrives as a component bundled with malware/grayware packages.

It requires its main component to successfully perform its intended routine.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size:

37,984 bytes

File Type:

ELF

Initial Samples Received Date:

26 Jan 2011

Arrival Details

This Trojan arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.

It arrives as a component bundled with malware/grayware packages.

Other Details

This Trojan requires its main component to successfully perform its intended routine.

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